John Allen Elzinga, 86 of Charlevoix, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. He was born April 25, 1932 in Banks Township, the son of Albert and Gertie (Veenstra) Elzinga. John graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1950 and upon graduation took over the family centennial farm in Atwood. John with his wife Phyllis owned and operated Elzinga’s Farm Market for over 40 years. John was an...
Hadyn Cook, 84, of Clarkston and Bellaire, passed away Feb. 10, 2019. Hadyn was the beloved husband of Mary Ann for 58 years; loving father of Stephen (Lisa) Cook, Nicola (Duane) Hanna and Richard (Anita) Cook; proud grandfather of Makenzie, Wesley, Logan, Elizabeth and Alexa; great-grandfather of Echo; and dear brother of Arnold Cook. Hadyn was a man who loved his wife, children, grandchildren...
Elizabeth Marie (Betty) Bedell, of Bellaire, died Feb. 6, 2019. She was born to Herbert and Marie (Ludbrook) Purdy in August 1927. Her family lived on a farm near Central Lake in a stone house that was built by her father and uncle. Not long before her birth, her family had moved to Michigan from Montana and other parts of the West to be close to her grandmother, Lily Merrill Ludbrook. In 1946...
Helen E. Ritchie, 62, of Central Lake passed away on Feb. 7, 2019. Helen was born in Detroit, Michigan on July 28, 1956 to Donald and Betty (Parker) Ritchie. Her family moved to Ellsworth, where Helen attended school. She lived at the family farm for many years, eventually moving to Central Lake with her siblings. Helen worked at Shanty Creek for many years, but spent the majority of her life...
Ida Mae Fender, 69, of South Boardman passed away on Jan. 24, 2019. She was born to the late Robert and Lorene (Snedeger) Bosner on Feb. 2, 1949 in Traverse City. Ida had a love for God, children and friends. She enjoyed making cards for her friends and family. Ida would also often include jokes she found to match the people she was sending them to. She taught junior church for over 49 years...

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